Rohana Dayaratne

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OBJECTIVE To identify the frequency and characterize the phenotype of paraplegin mutations in the hereditary spastic paraparesis (HSP) population in the northeast of England. BACKGROUND HSP is a disorder that shows both clinical and genetic heterogeneity. To date, 13 loci have been associated with an HSP phenotype, with the causative gene having been(More)
Sri Lanka is an island with genetic diversity between the five main population groups. Our twin registry is the first in the developing world. Initially, we established a volunteer cohort of 4600 twin pairs through a competition advertised in the media. In addition, we have volunteer cohorts, birth registration-based cohorts through hospitals, and(More)
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